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DICK VITALE JIM VALVANO

The V Foundation for Cancer Research was started in 1993 to honor Jim Valvano. From very humble beginnings of Jim's personal friends and family, The Foundation grew. Today, that circle of friends has expanded and the support structure of The Foundation includes people of all walks of life, those who knew Jim personally, those who knew of Jim and many who have joined the cause simply because they believe in the possibility of Jim's final wish - to fund research to find cures for cancer.

Today over 12 million people are Cancer Survivors. We plan on raising 1 million dollars for a Pediatric Cancer research grant.

To make an individual donation to benefit a family member or friend that is a cancer survivor or just to simply help us reach our goal of 1 million dollars, please send your donation made payable to the V FOUNDATION to: Dick Vitale, Inc., 7810 Mathern Court, Bradenton, FL 34202

I thank you from the bottom of my heart as your dollars will help us immensely in reaching Jimmy's goal of stamping out this disease. MORE INFORMATION about the V Foundation.

LISTEN TO Holly Wright's (mother of Payton Wright, the 4 year old girl who lost her battle with cancer) talk at the 2008 V Foundation Gala.

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Lacey Holsworth Research Grant PDF Print E-mail

In Memory of Lacey Holsworth

November 30th, 2005- April 8th 2014


Lacey Holsworth was a very courageous 8 year old who lost her battle against cancer.  Lacey touched the hearts of so many with her angelic smile.  Lacey will always be remembered and I am going to have a grant for cancer research in her name to help other kids battling this disease. The V Foundation is making this possible.




Lacey was a star at our gala as she was joined by Adreian Payne of Michigan State University. The Spartans' star became very close to Lacey and had her represent him on Senior Day.  She was a very special little angel.


Our sympathy from the V Foundation go out to her parents Heather and Matt as well as her brothers William, Mitchell and Luke and the entire Holsworth family. 



DONATION INFORMATION:


To donate online: Visit www.jimmyv.org/lacey


To donate by phone: Call 1-800-4jimmyV and reference Lacey Holsworth


To donate by mail: Reference Lacey Holsworth on the check and send to:


The V Foundation

106 Towerview Court 

Cary, NC 27513


*The V Foundation awards 100 percent of all direct cash donations to cancer research and related programs.

 


 
Charity Auction for Jimmy V & Dick Vitale Oil Painting PDF Print E-mail

Tuesday marked ESPN's Sixth Annual Jimmy V Week For Cancer Research, a week long televised initiative to raise money for the V Foundation. The event has helped raise over $5 million in five years and to kick off this year's event, ESPN pledged $1 million to the V Foundation.

Tampa portrait artist Kristin Osterman, a former college basketball player, decided to create an artistic rendition of one of the most iconic moments in sports television history shared by Vitale and Valvano.

Osterman's piece, titled "The Promise," is a black and white acrylic painting of Vitale hugging Valvano just eight weeks before he lost his battle to cancer. The painting is being auctioned off to raise money for the V Foundation. Vitale started the bidding at $1,000. The painting will remain at the Broken Egg, at 6115 Exchange Way in Lakewood Ranch, until it is sold.

To bid for the painting, those interested should call 941-350-0580.

To read the full article in the Bradenton Herald, click here.

 

 


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Donation Information PDF Print E-mail

JIM VALVANO DICK VITALEThank you from the bottom of my heart for your support of the V Foundation.

Today over 12 million people are Cancer Survivors. We plan on raising 1 million dollars for a Pediatric Cancer research grant.

To make an individual donation to benefit a family member or friend that is a cancer survivor or just to simply help us reach our goal of 1 million dollars, please send your donation made payable to the V FOUNDATION to: Dick Vitale, Inc., 7810 Mathern Court, Bradenton, FL 34202

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Donate Now PDF Print E-mail

Your contribution to The V Foundation is 100% tax deductible . The V Foundation awards 100% of all direct cash donations and net proceeds of events directly to cancer research and related programs.

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Dickie V Gala PDF Print E-mail

Attending the annual Dick Vitale Gala will help Dickie V in his goal to raise $1,000,000 for a pediatric research grant and local hospitals. As Jimmy V said so eloquently. "Cancer can take away my physical abilities, but it can't touch my heart, my soul, my spirit and my mind. The dollars you raise won't save my life, but they will help save out children or someone you love."

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V Foundation Channel PDF Print E-mail

To learn more about The V Foundation and their heroic fight against cancer, visit the V Foundation channel on YouTube.